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CMS comparison: WordPress vs Joomla! vs Drupal
11 Nov

WordPress Vs. Joomla! Vs. Drupal: Which CMS Is the Best for Your Website?
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WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal — these are three of the most popular tools you can use to build and run your own website. But of the three, which one should you choose — and does it really matter? If you choose the wrong CMS, i.e., one that’s too simple or too complex for you, you’ll get stuck and have a hard time moving your website over to another CMS. That’s because each CMS has its own set of themes and extensions which your website runs, making it incompatible with the others. This makes...

Why do you need to optimize your website for mobile?
7 Nov

Infographic: Mobile Optimization and Why You Need It
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In 2018, half of global internet traffic was mobile. If this alone isn't a reason enough for you to understand how important it is to have your website optimized for mobile, then perhaps knowing that Google will demote your website in search results for not being optimized, is something that will help get you there. Nowadays, mobile optimization is no longer something that would be nice to do some day. It's an absolute necessity if you are even remotely serious about your online endeavors. Simply put: you really don't have a...

WordPress plugins you need for your website
26 Oct

Essential WordPress Plugins Your Website Needs
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Love ‘em or hate ‘em — without plugins, your WordPress website won’t be able to do everything you might need. Plugins add cool new functionality to your WordPress website, provide services that make it more secure, and give you access to an unlimited amount of exciting tweaks and tricks. In fact, right now, there’s more than 56,000 plugins on the WordPress store you can choose from. In this article, we’ve cherry-picked 11 must-have plugins for your WordPress website. Some are essential and should be installed on every website, while others...

Build a perfect mobile website
23 Oct

How to Make the Perfect Mobile Website
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As a small business owner with a website, you would want any prospective customer with an internet connection and a web browser to be able to interact with it. The process of creating a regular website has been covered in all kinds of detail, and with good reason: desktops, laptops, iMacs and Macbooks have been the internet browsing machines of choice for decades. Until now. You see, ever since Apple iPhone kick-started the mobile smart device revolution back in 2007, a shift has been happening. It was from this style of...

Why Do You Need to Optimize Your Website for Mobile?
19 Oct

Why Do You Need to Optimize Your Website for Mobile?
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We’ve all heard that having an online presence is essential for business owners in today’s digital marketplace. If you haven’t already got a website, you are probably looking at making one yourself, or getting one designed for you. This is great for your company’s exposure, as most people prefer to search for information about goods and services online first, before making contact with you. So, you have a website set up and you are all set, right? Well, not exactly. The way that we access the internet is changing. Now,...

OCT Website Builder: All the Tools You Need for a DIY Website Project
12 Oct

Website Builder: All the Tools You Need for a DIY Website Project
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Starting work on a website can seem like a daunting task with so many options available. Do you hire a website developer? Can you do it yourself? How much will it cost? How long will it take? Do you need to learn how to code? Don’t let these questions stop you from doing what you need. In 2018, it’s expected for a business to have a website; 30% of consumers won’t even consider a business if it doesn’t have one. Luckily, it’s easier than ever for you to build a site for...